Math 100 Ideas in 100 Words: A Whistle-stop Tour of Science’s Key Concepts (Hardcover)

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Get to grips with the essential topics in maths today through 100 key ideas, each one explained clearly in 100 words.

Math: 100 Ideas in 100 Words offers the essential facts at your fingertips, satisfying your mathematical curiosity and helping you to understand the biggest concepts in math in concise, 100-word summaries.

One of the first titles in a cutting-edge new series created in partnership with The Science Museum, this book introduces 100 key areas of math such as geometry, algebra, probability and pure math, and explains each topic in just 100 words. Perfect for getting your head around big ideas clearly and quickly, or refreshing your memory of the fundamentals of math, this book covers the most up-to-date terms and theories and inspires a heightened level of understanding and enjoyment to the core areas of math.

About the Author


Katie Steckles is a mathematician based in Manchester, who gives talks and workshops and writes about mathematics. She finished her PhD in 2011, and since then has talked about math in schools, at science festivals, on BBC radio and TV, at music festivals, as part of theatre shows and on the internet. She lectures part-time in mathematics at Sheffield Hallam University, in the Institute of Education.

Sam Hartburn is a math consultant and freelance editor. She has worked on popular math books, textbooks and digital learning resources, and holds a BSc in Mathematics from York University.

Ben Sparks is a math communicator, public speaker and former math teacher. Ben gives math talks and workshops around the world. His performances include regular work with the Numberphile YouTube channel (run by Brady Haran) where his videos have been watched over 12 million times. He also runs his own YouTube channel SparksMaths.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780744081619
ISBN-10: 0744081610
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: March 26th, 2024
Pages: 192
Language: English